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Department of Infrastructure must reject cherry-picking by private sector bus operators

Application by Hannon Coach targets most lucrative bus route in Northern Ireland License application from private sector will undermine cross-subsidisation model May 17th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of Infrastructure to reject an … Continue reading

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Opening Belfast Rapid Transit bus lanes to taxis will undermine £90 million public transport investment

Dedicated bus routes essential to maintain regularity and uptake of BRT scheme Buses need exclusive access to BRT lane unimpeded to realise full scheme potential May 11th: Unite the union’s deputy Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, called on the Department of … Continue reading

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Structural Roads Maintenance cuts leave road users at risk and will cost more in long-run

Budget for Structural Maintenance of Roads has fallen from £131 million to only £54 million in last three years Safety signage overgrown, sightlines impaired and roads left prone to flooding after budget cuts August 31st: Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, … Continue reading

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Road Users left at risk as Northern Ireland Roads Structural Maintenance budget falls by 59% in three year period

Department of Infrastructure confirms Structural Roads Maintenance expenditure budget fell from £131 million in 2013/14 to £54 million in 2015/16 Increasing roads maintenance budget is a better way than corporate tax breaks to secure economic growth across all parts of … Continue reading

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